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Thursday 20 November 2003, 8.00 p.m. City Hall Concert Hall

 

The Winners Series:

 

EVGENI MIKHAILOV

Evgeni was born in 1973 in Russia, received his musical education at the Kazan State Conservatory  and then took postgraduate classes at the Moscow State Conservatory. He then returned in 1996 to teach at the Kazan Conservatory and in 1997 became a soloist of the Moscow State Philharmonic Society.    

 Evgeni has won prizes in various international piano competitions such as the G. Eriksson in Sweden, the E. Pozzoli in Italy, the V. Safonov in Russia and the first prizes at the 1995 A. Scriabin International Piano Competition in Russia and lastly the 2002 S. Rachmaninoff ff International Piano Competition in Los Angeles, USA.

 Evgeni has given recitals and concerts in the USA, France, Germany, Italy, Austria, Sweden, Norway as well as in several cities in Russia. He has worked with orchestras such as the Deutsche Symphonie´┐ŻOrchester and the Russian National Orchestra under the batons of conductors such as V. Ashkenazy and M. Pletnev.

 His CD discography includes the complete sonatas of Scriabin under the BMG-Melodiya label.

The S. Rachmaninoff  International Piano Competition was inaugurated in the spring of 2002 gathering as jury members a most distinguished panel which included Vladimir Ashkenazy, Byron Janis and Earl Wild. The competition will be held again in 2005.

Programme

F.Chopin                         Seven Preludes from Preludes, Op 28

 

A. Scriabin                      Seven Preludes from Preludes, Op 11

 

S.Rachmaninoff                Four Etudes - Tableaux from Op.39

 

Intermission

 

S.Rachmaninoff                Four Moments Musicaux from Op 16

 

R.Wagner                        Der Spinnerinnen Lied

 

E.Grieg/G.Ginzburg          Peer Gynt Suite

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